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Machine Protection is a main part of the PROGNOST®-SILver and also a part (module) of the PROGNOST®-NT. See the case studies which are telling you more about this topic.

Emergency trip avoids consequential damage

Crosshead vibration initiated immediate shutdown of the machine preventing consequential damage

Sensor positions on Reciprocating Compressors

Best practices for sensor mounting to obtain perfect signals for Online Condition Monitoring and Machine Protection of Rotating Equipment. This includes acceleration sensors, velocity...

Implementation of a Condition Monitoring System on a hydraulically-driven Hyper Compressor

This presentation was given by Mirko Graf of Innospec Leuna GmbH during the 13th LDPE Plant Improvement Conference 2018 Download PDF: Implementation of CMS on a Hyper Compressor

Timely trip of a LDPE hyper compressor

Monitored Machine The monitored machine is a secondary high pressure compressor (Hyper) in Ethylene service of LDPE production line. What happened? Sequence of events On March...

Detection of a damaged crankshaft bearing

Information about monitored Machine Hitachi-Buckhardt Hyper Compressor F10 10 cylinders, 2 stages, in Ethylene service for LDPE production Speed: 189 rpm Power: 11 186...

Lube oil in compression chamber

Machine data NEA (Neumann Esser) horizontal reciprocating compressor with 4 throws. 1 stage in Natural gas service. The Pressure for Inlet is 33 bar (479...

SIL and functional safety in rotating equipment

Unravelling the terminology and meaning of safety integrity level and functional safety in rotating equipment SIL (Safety Integrity Level) is a very important safety indicator...

Babbitt metal wear on crosshead

Machine data: Manufacturer: Ariel Drive power: 6150 kW (8636 hp) Speed: 700 rpm 6 cylinder Double acting, 2 stages Suction pressure: 40 bar Discharge...

Early detection of rider band and piston ring failure

Shutdown due to high values of Peak-To-Peak and Piston rod position of the Booster cylinder. Monitored compressor: Booster Primary, Burckhardt Compression B5C 1.65 4 cylinders,...

PROGNOST® for LNG

PROGNOST Systems has earned the distinction of being the recognized leader in the field of Asset Performance Management for critical rotating machines. The company...